Teen pop sensation Billie Eilish, new off an Oscar nighttime performance as well as her Grammy Awards success, has introduced her theme tune to the James Bond movie No Time to Die.
The four-minute ballad, a haunting song of despair and grief co-written by Eilish along with her older brother, Finneas, also played into an orchestral arrangement, was submitted on Thursday on YouTube and different music streaming websites.
The recording itself branded No Time to Die, was created by Finneas using a musical arrangement by Hans Zimmer and Matt Dunkley. The track, published by the Interscope Records/Darkroom tag of Eilish, comprises veteran session artist Johnny Marr on guitar.
Eilish, 18, becomes the youngest artist ever to compose and record a James Bond theme tune, following in the footsteps of these celebrities as Adele, Madonna, and Paul McCartney.
The tune’s foreboding lyrics over imply a love that matches with an unhappy end, as Eilish sings in a chorus.
Billie’s premiere performance of “No Time To Die” will be at the 2020 #BRITs on 2/18. Billie will be accompanied by @FINNEAS, @HansZimmer, and @Johnny_Marr. The performance will be live on ITV in the UK and livestreamed on YouTube everywhere else in the world.
— billie eilish (@billieeilish) February 14, 2020
The movie No Time to Die, the 25th name in the James Bond motion picture franchise, is expected to arrive in theaters in April, together with Daniel Craig restarting his title role as the British spy to get a fifth and last time.
Eilish is supposed to carry out the theme tune live for the very first time in the Brit Awards in London February 18, before the March 9 launching of her North American stadium tour, Interscope said in a statement.
She had widely been expected to debut the Bond only in the Academy Awards shows on Sunday, but she sang the Beatles’ Yesterday throughout the telecast’s at Memoriam section instead.
Fourteen days before Eilish spanned the Grammys by choosing the four top awards — best album, best album, the tune of the year and best new artist — becoming just the next musician to acquire all four groups on precisely the same night.
Eilish composed and recorded the majority of her debut studio record –“When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Move?” — Finneas, together with her brother at the bedroom.